Amelia Island is a four-season destination in northeast Florida and offers a wide array of festivals and activities to enhance your stay at The Addison on Amelia Island.
Calendar of Amelia Island Events
Ongoing Events – Temporarily Suspended
Fernandina Beach Market Place Farmers Market, weekly on Saturday 9AM – 1PM. Conveniently located one block from the inn and a great way to walk off breakfast. http://fernandinabeachmarketplace.com
Artrageous Artwalk, monthly on 2nd Saturday, 4PM – 7PM. Galleries located within walking distance of the inn in historic downtown Fernandina Beach. http://islandart.org/artrageous-artwalk
The Sprouting Project Dinners monthly on Saturday at Omni Amelia Island Plantation Resort Cocktails at 6PM Dinner at 7PM
Enjoy an intimate southern-inspired farm-to-table dinner at The Sprouting Project. Guests will tour Amelia Island Plantation’s state-of-the-art aquaponic greenhouse, expansive organic garden and large collection of beehives before enjoying a plated dinner that incorporates items harvested directly from The Sprouting Project. This monthly event will showcase both the creativity and culture of our chefs in a lush, outdoor setting. https://www.omnihotels.com/hotels/amelia-island-plantation/dining/monthly-dinners
Discover the natural beauty that makes up Amelia Island. The Parks & Recreation Department offers free leisurely walking tours that explore the flora and fauna of the Egan’s Creek Greenway, a protected area of over 300 acres that runs north to south along Egan’s Creek. The walks are held the fourth Tuesday of each month from 10:00am-12:00pm. Pre-register for nature walks at least 2 days in advance by calling 904-310-3350, ext. 1
CANCELLED January – April 2020 Amelia Island Chamber Music Festival https://www.ameliachambermusic.org/
CANCELLED April 11, 2020 Easter Big Band Bash Benefit Scholarship Dinner Dance
This is the Amelia Island Jazz Festival’s annual scholarship fundraiser. This scholarship will be awarded on an annual basis to a graduating high school senior. The scholarship will be used toward college expenses necessary to earn a major or minor in music, preferably in the area of jazz performance or related area. It is the desire of the Jazz Festival Board to help preserve Jazz, this all American art form, by helping young, talented artists who are pursuing their dream of becoming jazz musicians.
CANCELLED April 17 – 19, 2020 Amelia Island Wellness Festival https://www.ameliaisland.com/Blog/November-2019/An-Island-of-Wellness
This April, escape the fast pace of daily life and focus on yourself in a serene, oceanfront setting with 13 miles of uncrowded beaches. The Amelia Island Wellness Festival program features a weekend of experiences with wellness masters from the fields of yoga, mindfulness, dance, and fitness. A variety of entertainment and inspiring activities will stimulate your mind and senses, while the Festival culminates in a vision of how you can live in the moment with a sense of well-being.
CANCELLED April 30 – May 3, 2020 Isle of Eight Flags Shrimp Festival https://www.shrimpfestival.com/
Join us Thursday evening for happy hour on the front porch as we watch the 47th annual Shrimp Fest parade! Friday, enjoy music at the waterfront, the invasion of the pirates, and fireworks. Saturday and Sunday, walk to the food vendors, antique and vintage dealers, and artisans along Centre Street and 2nd through 7th streets, one block north and one block south of Centre Street. Also this year, the Nina and Pinta Tall Ships will be at the Fernandina Beach Marina April 24 – May 3, 2020 and open for tours.